In an effort to better represent the housing crisis as it affects renters and homeowners across America, Rent.com has created an interactive tracking dashboard for eviction and foreclosure information in the U.S.
The pandemic has exacerbated financial pressure and housing security for millions of Americans, a problem that has come to a head since the Supreme Court ruled the national eviction moratorium imposed by the Biden administration was unconstitutional. At least 11 million renters are considered seriously behind on payments, and an estimated 3.6 million households could be evicted in the next few months.
“While affordable housing has been debated for years, housing insecurity, wealth gaps and eviction trends have become more prominent during the pandemic,” the website reads. “As an organization that helps match renters with their new homes, Rent.com has closely been following these issues over the past several months.”
The Rent.com dashboard provides an interactive view of housing insecurity data, looking at the percentage of adults who are behind on their rent or mortgages and who feel they will not be able to catch up next month.
The data comes from the US Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey, which collects information about household income and expenditures, health, and financial assistance. Information can be filtered by country, state, or city.
The dashboard will be updated every two weeks with the most recently available data.